The Spanish National Food Commission (CONAL in Spanish) has published a draft amendment to the Food Code to include hydrolyzed collagen as an authorized ingredient with a physiological role in dietary supplements.
4- HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN
Hydrolyzed collagen is understood as the concentrated, dry by-product, subjected to hydrolysis processes such that it does not present properties of forming gel in aqueous solution; obtained from the following raw materials: cartilage, tendons, bones, pieces of leather, fasciae, aponeurosis and fishery products. The product shall comply with the same requirements and processing conditions, as well as the residue limits of collagen defined in this article.
Use: as an ingredient for use in dietary supplements.
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